Powerball March 19 2019: The Powerball jackpot was $550 million on Wednesday night, with a cash option of $335 million.
Did Anyone Win The $550 Million Jackpot on Wednesday (Last) Night?
The Powerball jackpot was $550 million on Wednesday night, with a cash option of $335 million. Is there anyone who has won the big prize?
On Wednesday night, at 11 p.m. EST, the Powerball drawing was held. According to the Powerball website, the winning numbers were 10-14-50-53-63, Powerball 21, and Power Play 2X.
Although no one won the jackpot on Wednesday night, the Powerball website reports that one winner in South Carolina won two million dollars after matching five of the winning numbers and the Power Play
According to the lottery website, four one-million-dollar winners came from Florida, Kentucky, New Jersey, and South Carolina after matching five of the winning numbers.
The next Powerball drawing will take place at 11 p.m. EST on Saturday. According to the lottery website, the Powerball prize has increased to $625 million, with a cash option of $380.6 million.
On Wednesday and Saturday nights at 11 p.m. EST, Powerball lottery drawings are held twice a week.
According to the Powerball website, those who want to buy a ticket for the next drawing should do so at least two hours before the lottery.
According to the lottery website, Powerball is one of the most popular lottery games in the United States, with 44 states participating.
A man from Tennessee was the last person to win the Powerball prize.
While in Missouri, Michael Watson of Cuba, Tennessee, purchased Powerball tickets for the March 9 drawing according to lottery officials.
Watson bought some tickets at Huck’s Food Store in Sikeston, Missouri, because the jackpot had reached $414 million at the time, according to a Powerball news release.
Watson told lottery authorities, “I was just filling up, then walked inside to buy a candy bar and some tickets.”
Watson said he was taken aback when he verified the numbers following the drawing while sitting in his parked car.
He told lottery officials, “I wondered, ‘Is this what I’m assuming it is?'”
According to a Powerball press release, Watson is one of eleven Powerball winners in Missouri this year.
Lori Butterworth of Harrisonville, Missouri, is the second Missouri winner, according to Powerball. Butterworth acquired the winning ticket at a QuickTrip convenience shop in Independence, Missouri, she told lottery authorities.
After matching four of the five winning numbers plus the Powerball during the March 6 drawing, the winner told lottery officials she was “astonished” to have won such a large amount.